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  1. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Name Lau Chi-lok School International Christian School Grade Year Eight Sport Ice-hockey/inline hockey Achievements Chi-lok, 13, plays for the Hong Kong under-16 ice hockey team. In the 2009/10 Typhoon league season, he won the Best Defence and ...

  2. Liu and HK athletes in Nest warm-up

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Unus Alladin

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing and Unus Alladin Hong Kong athletes will join champion hurdler Liu Xiang at the iconic 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing today during ... represents one of the lastopportunities for Hong Kong's track and field athletes to qualify for Beijing. So far no athlete has reached the standard, although they will compete in at least three ...

  3. Athletes open their hearts for quake victims

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing Chinese athletes and sports chiefs preparing for the Olympics took a break from their strict training regime yesterday to rally around the Sichuan earthquake victims. The State Sports General Administration (SSGA) promised five million yuan (HK$5.58 million) on behalf of all the Chinese medals hopefuls while athletic stars and teams offered cash to help ...

  4. Everyone has grown used to the sorry litany of drug-cheating athletes

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... ingredient- and one which also had ultra-numbing properties- was greeted by many with an 'Oh, at last' attitude. Everyone has grown used to the sorry litany of drug-cheating athletes ... North Korean shooter Kim Jong-su was the first athlete to earn notoriety. Kim, a silver and bronze medallist winner in two air pistol disciplines, was stripped of his medals and sent home ...

  5. Sichuan athletes moved

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Sichuan sports authorities have relocated more than 300 of the region's elite athletes to other parts of the mainland to concentrate on training away from ... of 30 minutes, following a magnitude 6.4 aftershock in the region on Sunday. Xie Xing, a pole vaulter, said athletes have had to sleep outdoors all night and stay alert, which was seriously ...

  6. Charity incentive for race

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Competitors in Sunday's Mizuno Half Marathon at Tai Mei Tuk will have an added incentive to excel with the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) donating funds to the Asian tsunami appeal according to performance. The HKAAA will donate $20 for each runner who successfully completes the hilly 21.1-kilometre event, which also doubles as the Hong Kong Half ...

  7. Games shame

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer A little more than a week before the start of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, athletes are pulling out because of health and security concerns, and over the state ... rise dengue fever. Four athletes, including three world champions, have pulled out while Canada, Britain and New Zealand have delayed sending their teams. ...

  8. Stadium test event begins with minute's silence for quake victims

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing Thousands of spectators and athletes will observe a minute of silence for quake victims at the start of a major test event at the 'Bird's Nest' stadium this morning. 'Everybody in the stadium will observe a minute's silence in honour of the quake dead before the China Open athletics championships at 9am,' said Chen Shuxun, ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tucking into buffets is a winner for athletes Do athletes prefer opening ceremonies for international sporting events where they march into stadiums or tuck into buffets on ferries? Top officials say buffets are a clear winner. Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai responded yesterday to a letter written by the father of a Hong Kong athlete competing ...

  10. Medallists to perform in Macau after HK

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... on arranging the athletes' activities in the city. A total of 3,000 free tickets for a show on Monday evening will be handed out to Macau residents from 7pm today. A 93-strong delegation, ... will show off their athletic prowess while others will sing in the performance. Free tickets will be handed out at Macau Stadium this evening, with each person presenting a Macau ID card entitled ...




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